The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 119 120 132
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 35 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 1.26% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.32% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Front-End Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2949 3267 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.13% 95.47% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2138 1768
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 17 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Glasgow +2 17 £35,000 - 6
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
Front-End Developer
UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 74 (97.37%) HTML
1 74 (97.37%) CSS
2 72 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 43 (56.58%) jQuery
4 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (39.47%) HTML5
6 25 (32.89%) CSS3
7 23 (30.26%) Sass
8 21 (27.63%) AngularJS
9 20 (26.32%) Scrum
9 20 (26.32%) Photoshop
10 18 (23.68%) Backbone.js
11 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
12 16 (21.05%) Unit Testing
13 15 (19.74%) MVC
14 14 (18.42%) Games
14 14 (18.42%) Node.js
15 13 (17.11%) Jasmine
15 13 (17.11%) Marketing
15 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
16 12 (15.79%) TDD
16 12 (15.79%) XML
17 11 (14.47%) CMS
17 11 (14.47%) Ember.js
17 11 (14.47%) Mercurial
17 11 (14.47%) Grunt
17 11 (14.47%) Zepto.js
18 10 (13.16%) PhantomJS
18 10 (13.16%) User Experience
18 10 (13.16%) GIMP

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (18.42%) Node.js
2 11 (14.47%) CMS
3 3 (3.95%) WordPress
3 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) TeamSite
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Photoshop
2 10 (13.16%) GIMP
3 3 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.32%) InDesign
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) WebTrends
1 3 (3.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) GitHub
2 1 (1.32%) Trello
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.11%) Jasmine
3 11 (14.47%) Mercurial
3 11 (14.47%) Grunt
4 10 (13.16%) PhantomJS
4 10 (13.16%) QUnit
5 3 (3.95%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) Mocha
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.42%) Games
2 13 (17.11%) Marketing
3 10 (13.16%) Finance
4 7 (9.21%) Banking
5 5 (6.58%) Retail
6 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.63%) Publishing
7 2 (2.63%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (97.37%) HTML
1 74 (97.37%) CSS
2 43 (56.58%) jQuery
3 30 (39.47%) HTML5
4 25 (32.89%) CSS3
5 23 (30.26%) Sass
6 21 (27.63%) AngularJS
7 18 (23.68%) Backbone.js
8 12 (15.79%) XML
9 11 (14.47%) Ember.js
9 11 (14.47%) Zepto.js
10 10 (13.16%) XSL
10 10 (13.16%) .NET
11 9 (11.84%) RESTful
12 8 (10.53%) LESS
13 7 (9.21%) Underscore.js
13 7 (9.21%) JSP
14 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
14 4 (5.26%) Ext JS
14 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) User Experience
2 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) W3C
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Open Source
5 2 (2.63%) Online Games
5 2 (2.63%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.63%) Xbox
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.32%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) UNIX
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Scrum
3 16 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 15 (19.74%) MVC
5 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
6 12 (15.79%) TDD
7 10 (13.16%) OpenUP
7 10 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.89%) Web Development
9 4 (5.26%) Content Management
9 4 (5.26%) OO
9 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.26%) UX Design
10 3 (3.95%) Analytics
10 3 (3.95%) Web Design
10 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.63%) Business Development
11 2 (2.63%) Wealth Management
11 2 (2.63%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.63%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 72 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.16%) ActionScript
3 9 (11.84%) Java
4 7 (9.21%) PHP
5 4 (5.26%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) SQL
7 2 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
1 3 (3.95%) VCP4
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Adobe
2 3 (3.95%) Google
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Zend
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